Tainted cancer drugs can cause stroke as nationwide recall is expanded

A diagnosis of cancer is devastating. But cancer sufferers who have followed medical provider advice to undergo treatment with so-called cancer-fighting drugs may have unknowingly been exposed to the additional risk of stroke or other life-threatening medical event. Why is this happening? The danger is due to tainted cancer medication in the form of sterile injectable drugs that the manufacturer began …

Americans Are Paying Attention to Food Waste, But Still Throw Away More Food Than They Think BY ZOE LOFTUS-FARREN

We all throw away food. In fact, in the United States, an estimated 40 percent of all food is trashed as it makes it way from farm to table, or more aptly, as it doesn’t. But how aware are we of our own waste? And what motivates us to rethink our shopping habits or reconsider that wilting lettuce in the …

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5 Most Common Regrets The Dying Have by BRONNIE WARE

Priorities become crystal clear when people know their days are numbered, Bronnie Ware realised while working with terminally ill patients. She shares the five most common regrets the dying have. For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the …

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Brutality is Our Society’s Trademark—From the Justice System to Healthcare – Donna Smith

Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen so many examples of brutality played out in our cities — and mostly our most impoverished areas — that it isn’t difficult to see why so many people are in the streets.  Many say white people cannot truly understand the deep racial issues that target African American people and their communities, and that …